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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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 Beaucarnea guatemalensis
Family: Nolinaceae / Liliaceae / Agavaceae
Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail
Origin: Guatemala
CaudexCan be used for bonsaismall shrub 2-5 ftfull sunmoderate waterornamental foliagepalm or palm-likesubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeincuded in CD catalog

The Guatemala Ponytail is a succulent which features a swollen base. As the plant matures, this base swells up. The crown of the trunk is a rosette of long ribbon-like leaves. The leaves grow in one plain when the plant is young. Beaucarnea guatemalensis can grow up to 15 ft tall and the base may swell to 12 ft wide. Can be grown in a pot as a nice bonsai.

Closely related species - Beaucarnea recurvata.


 Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Beaucarnea guatemalensis, Red Ponytail Plant, Guatemala Pony Tail

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Name:Stephanie Tibbits
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Location:Oregon
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9 Aug 2010, 8:22 PM
i have this plant that i got from a Guatemalan and she said what kind of plant it was but i don't remember and i was wondering what kind it is, it is from Guatemala. if you need i can send a pic but the plant looks like one of the one's on your webpage =)


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Guatemala Ponytail. The Guatemala Ponytail is a succulent which features a swollen base. As the plant matures, this base swells up into the usually single trunk. The crown of the trunk is a rosette of long ribbon-like leaves.
Plant the seeds 1/4" deep in sandy mix. Keep warm, lightly moist, and in bright light.
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Per pack: 6 seeds

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